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Coronavirus has forced the cancelation of most events around the world, including Tulsa’s Earth Day Celebration. Our friends at OK Roots Music are working to reschedule U.S. poet laureate JOY HARJO‘s performance for a later date. Meanwhile, there are many personal actions you can take from home to make our planet a better, cleaner, safer place. Stay tuned for suggestions.
WHAT: 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration
WHERE: Guthrie Green & Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
WHEN: Saturday, April 18, 2020
HOW MUCH: Free (but a few special events are ticketed)
THERE’S MORE: A special ticketed sustainably sourced dinner & concert 4/22 @ Duet Jazz
INFO: OKrootsMusic.org or www.facebook.com/SierraClubGreenCountryGroup or
PARTICIPANTS include350.org founder BILL McKIBBEN (via video), Cherokee actress-model-activist AMBER VALLETTA, Ponca activist & actress CASEY CAMP HORINEK, OK Sierra Club Director JOHNSON BRIDGWATER, Cherokee water rights activist PAM KINGFISHER, and many more to be announced.
2020 EARTH WEEK SCHEDULE
Saturday, April 18
3:00 to 8:30 @ Guthrie Green: Booths, music, art, performance, speakers, cuisine.
7:00 to 8:30 @ Guthrie Green: Joy Harjo & her band.
9:00-11:30 @ Living Arts: Recycled Fashion Show, wine & beer tastings, more.
Wednesday, April 22
10:00-1:00 Youth Climate Strike: Woody Guthrie Center to City Hall.
6:00-8:00 @ Duet Jazz: Four-course traditional Native dinner & food panel.
8:30-10:00 @ Duet Jazz: Jazz concert w Open Sessions Quartet.
EARTH DAY is the most widely recognized annual environmental event in the world, demonstrating support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day took place in 1970. Today, roughly 193 countries participate. TULSA EARTH COALITION is comprised of Tulsa environmental organizations: Green Country Sierra Club, Carrie Dickerson Foundation, Tulsa Talks Climate, Tulsa Ready for 100, and All Souls Green Team among them.
General inquiries, please contact:
Michael Koster 505-670-0755, ThirstyEarFest@gmail.com
If you would like an educational booth (no sales), please contact:
Courtney Graham, CourtneyGraham918@gmail.com